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College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

| August 27, 2015

During Opening Convocation on Wednesday, Sweet Briar College awarded the first Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships to several students.

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Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

| August 27, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, one day after it was supposed to close forever, Sweet Briar College emphatically celebrated its 110th Opening Convocation. Students beamed as the many returning — and some new — faculty members marched into a jam-packed Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Sweet Briar announces new dean of student life

Sweet Briar announces new dean of student life

| July 28, 2015

Associate Dean of Academic Support Kelly Kraft-Meyer has been named dean of student life and academic support, according to a statement released Monday.

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College names Pam DeWeese interim dean

College names Pam DeWeese interim dean

| July 27, 2015

President Stone announced this morning that Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Pamela DeWeese has agreed to serve as interim academic dean and vice president for academic affairs.

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Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

| May 6, 2015

As the first notes of the “Sweet Briar Song” rose from Murchison Lane’s stage and flooded its dimly lit auditorium, it was clear that this year’s Awards Convocation wasn’t going to be like any other ceremony before it.

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Honors Summer Research fellows announced

Honors Summer Research fellows announced

| May 1, 2015

Eleven Sweet Briar students have been awarded Honors Summer Research fellowships this year.

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Phi Beta Kappa welcomes 13 new members

Phi Beta Kappa welcomes 13 new members

| April 24, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducted 13 new members during a ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, in Pannell Gallery.

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SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

| March 19, 2015

Sweet Briar College Class of 1995 graduate Harleen Singh, a professor at Brandeis University, will talk about “Women, Violence, and Modern Lives in India” at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the 1948 Theater in the Fitness and Athletics Center.

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Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

Board of directors votes to close College at the end of 2014-2015 academic year

| March 4, 2015

On Feb. 28, 2015, the board of directors of Sweet Briar College voted to close the College as a result of insurmountable financial challenges.

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Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

| March 2, 2015

Allison McLamb has always wanted to work in special education. After gaining some experience in American classrooms, the sophomore was able to explore her career goals abroad this winter, thanks to Sweet Briar’s Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship.

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